Ergonomist: Everything you need to know about the profession of ergonomist?
An ergonomist’s mission is to optimize work situations in order to preserve the health of employees and to increase the quality, efficiency, productivity and overall performance of the job.
If necessary, he prescribes tools, improves the existing ones, recommends adapted material or modifies the processes to make the performance and the quality at work sustainable and general.
To carry out its mission, it is necessary to understand how employees interact with their work environment, what their missions are, their work methods and to collect concrete data in order to have a complete and exhaustive overview.
The goal for the employer is to avoid being at the origin of dysfunctions that could lead to consequences much more harmful and costly than the cost of an ergonomist’s intervention: MSD, work stoppages for professional illness, accidents, disruption of the production chain…